Charlotte Luise Fechner was born in Berlin in 1979 and studied English literature and drama in London. She has been living and working in Cologne since 2002 as a freelance writer, translator, drama lecturer and online writer/editor. She works at independent theatres and on short film projects and directed the 2880 short film festival in Leverkusen from 2004 to 2008. In 2010, she received a workshop scholarship from the Juergen Ponto Foundation. She is working on her first novel and on theatre texts as well as lecturing in drama and working as an online author/editor.
Her play Schneeschuhhasen im Glas (Snowshoe Hares in a Glass) was awarded third prize in the Dutch-German children’s and youth theatre festival Kaas und Kappes 2011 and invited to the Frankfurt Authors Forum for Children’s and Youth Theatre 2011.